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Register of the Robert Charles Hill Papers, 1942-1978
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Charles Hill papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1978
    Collection number: 79067
    Creator: Hill, Robert Charles, 1917-1978
    Collection Size: 183 manuscript boxes, 29 scrapbooks, 73 envelopes, 4 oversize boxes, 9 motion picture film reels, 4 phonotape reels (93.7 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, reports, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, motion picture film, and sound recordings, relating to conditions in and American relations with Latin America and Spain, American foreign policy and domestic politics, and the Republican Party.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Charles Hill papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    United States. Dept. of State.
    Argentina.
    Argentina--Foreign relations--United States.
    Latin America.
    Latin America--Foreign relations--United States.
    Mexico.
    Mexico--Foreign relations--United States.
    Spain.
    Spain--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Foreign relations--Argentina.
    United States--Foreign relations--Latin America.
    United States--Foreign relations--Mexico.
    United States--Foreign relations--Spain.
    United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
    Moving-pictures.
    Phonotapes.
    Diplomats--United States.

    Biographical Note

    1917 September 30 Born, Littleton, New Hampshire
    1941-1944 Washington, D.C., representative, New England Shipbuilding Corporation
    1944-1945 U.S. Vice Consul, Calcutta, India
    1947 Clerk, U.S. Senate Banking and Currency Committee
    1947-1949 Washington, D.C., representative, National Confectioners Association
    1949-1953 Assistant Vice President, W. R. Grace and Company
    1953-1954 U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica
    1954-1955 U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador
    1955-1956 Special Assistant to the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Mutual Security Affairs
    1956-1957 U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
    1957-1961 U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
    1961-1962 New Hampshire State Representative
    1965-1968 Chairman, Foreign Policy Task Force, Republican National Committee
    1969-1972 U.S. Ambassador to Spain
    1973-1974 U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
    1974-1977 U.S. Ambassador to Argentina
    1978, Nov. 28 Died, Littleton, New Hampshire